UCC Distance Masters’ Degree Admission Forms 2024/2025

The University of Cape Coast, UCC Distance Education Masters’ Degree admission forms for the 2024/2025 academic session now on sale.

UCC distance education masters' degree admission forms

LATEST UPDATEAs of the time of publication, the University of Cape Coast (UCC) mature access form for the 2024/2025 academic year is not yet out. This post is intended to serve as a guide to prospective applicants.

The School of Graduate Studies and Research and the College of Distance Education UCC, invite applications from qualified persons for admission into graduate programmes by distance learning mode in Education, Arts and Business programmes for the 2024/2025 academic year.

The following graduate programmes are being offered by distance learning:

1 ) Education: M.Ed

Areas of specialization:
a. Administration in Higher Education
b. Educational Psychology
c. Guidance and Counselling
d. Measurement and Evaluation
e. Special Education

2) Arts: MA

Areas of Specialization:
a. Guidance and Counselling
b. Administration in Higher Education
c. Measurement and Evaluation

3) M.Phil

Areas of Specialization
a. Administration in Higher Education
b. Educational Psychology
c. Guidance and Counselling
d. Measurement and Evaluation

4) Business: MBA

Areas of specialization:
a. Accounting
b. Finance
c. Human Resource Management
d. Marketing

5) Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)


1. Education – M.Ed (By Course Work)

The M.Ed programme is for a duration of three (3) semesters and is by course work only. Applicants for the M.Ed. programmes who do not have a first degree in Education must have at least Diploma in Education in addition to a first degree in the intended field of specialization. Students who successfully complete the M.Ed. programme may progress to do MPhil after graduation.

2. MA (By Course Work)

The MA is for duration of three (3) semesters.

3. Business –MBA (Dissertation)

The MBA with a dissertation programme is for a duration of four (4) semesters.

4. M. Phil – (Thesis)
The M.Phil. with thesis is for a duration of three semesters. One semester of course work and two (2) semesters for thesis writing.

5. Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
The PGDE programme is for a duration of three semesters and is by Course Work, Long Essay and Supervised Teaching Practice.


Application forms / scratch cards can be obtained from the following locations:
 All Regional and District Study Centres of CoDE (Bank Draft)
 University of Cape Coast Accra Office, Tesano (Bank Draft)
 CoDE Graduate Studies Unit, University of Cape Coast (Bank Draft)
Regional Study Centres: Accra Study Centre (Zenith University College), Adjiringano Learning Centre (Papafio Hills, Accra), Ashanti Regional Study Centre (Tafo Nhyiaso, Kumasi), Central Regional Study Centre (CoDE-UCC), Western Regional Study Centre (Ntakoful, Takoradi), Upper East Regional Study Centre (Bolgatanga), Northern Regional Study Centre (Vittin Target Road, Tamale), Volta Regional Study Centre (Little Bethlehem, Ho), Upper West Regional Study Centre (Kabaye,Wa),Eastern Regional Study Centre (Junction 10 Okurase, Koforidua), Brong Ahafo Regional Study Centre (Sunyani),

Bank Drafts can be obtained from any GCB Branch nationwide, issued in the name of College of Distance Education, University of Cape Coast. All Bank Drafts must be submitted to the Officers at the sales point for the scratch card.


i. Applicants seeking admission into any of the programmes must have a first degree from a recognized University or equivalent institution in the intended field of specialization with a minimum of 2 nd Class Honours – Lower Division.
PLEASE NOTE: A selection interview would be conducted for applicants with Third Class and Pass.

ii. In the case of the MBA programmes, holders of final professional examinations certificate and membership of relevant professional bodies such as Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana(ICAG), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants(ACCA), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants(CIMA), Chartered Institute of Banking(CIB); Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD); Chartered Institute of Taxation, Ghana (CITG); Chartered Institute of Marketing(CIM); The Chartered Institute of Professional Managers and

Administrators(CIPMA); Chartered Insurance Institute; Chartered Institute of Human Resources and Development (CIHRD) can apply.

iii. Applicants for the M.Ed. Programmes who do not have a first degree in Education must have at least a Diploma in Education in addition to a first degree in the intended field of study.

iv. Candidates applying for M.Phil. Programme must have a Second degree (in Masters of Arts or Master of Education) from a recognized University or equivalent Institution in the intended field of specialization.

v. Candidates for the PGDE programme must have a minimum of first degree in the relevant area and currently teaching. The candidate must submit an official transcript of academic record and satisfy any additional requirements prescribed by the College for Teacher Professional Development, such as a selection interview.


The graduate programmes will be mounted in six of our regional learning centres, namely:
a. Accra (Accra Study Centre, Adjiringano) – Business and Education.
b. Kumasi (Ghana Institute of Languages – M.ED/MA and Kumasi Technical Institute (KTI) – MBA only)
c. Cape Coast (College of Distance Education Building, UCC) – Business and Education.
d. Tamale (Institute of Languages, Education Ridge and BATCO) – Business and Education.
e. Sekondi-Takoradi (Holy Child College of Education) Business only
f. Sunyani (Standards Institute of Business and Computing – SIBCO) Business only
g. PGDE : All Regional Centres


GH¢320.00 for each programme.


All successful applicants will be invited to a special orientation to be held at their study centres in the various regions. Applicants will be briefed on the mode of delivery and other requirements they will need for completion of the programme within the stipulated period.


Closing date for sale of Scratch Cards (i.e. application forms) is 31st May, 2018 and submission of application forms to the Deputy Registrar, School of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Cape Coast is 30th June, 2018.


For further information please contact the College by any of the following numbers:

0332091217- CoDE-UCC, Cape Coast 0240077208 – Sunyani
0332091125- CoDE-UCC, Cape Coast 0244576932 – Takoradi
0322041040/0243465305 – Kumasi 0243035781/0362092256- Ho
0200235985 – Tamale

0243333798- Bolgatanga
0262313448 – Accra

0244701591 – Wa
0207892688 – Koforidua

WhatsApp Only– 0507219519

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  1. Good evening,please, I would like to make enquiry about Master of Education program(Distance)

    Please,is admission on going?
    If yes,how much is the admission form

    And approximately, how much will the fees for Administration in higher education be.

    Thank you.

  2. I went to bank to buy the forms for masters programs, but I was told unless they get authority from the University before they can sell the form for me, please what is the way forward, this issue happened today 6/10/2020

  3. Please l have just completed the degree program and yet waiting for graduation. I want to know if l qualify to do master program

  4. Hello please are you still selling your forms even though there is a lockdown in this country.

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